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Ixtapa

Ixtapa, Mexico

Description

Ixtapa is beloved by tourists for its beautiful urban golden sandy beaches and the warm waters that surround them. Indeed, this seaside destination is located in the heart of the city, which makes it easy to melt with the locals and their culture. Enjoying magnificent temperatures all year round, Ixtapa is one of Mexico's top vacation destinations.



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What to do in Ixtapa


Isla Ixtapa

If you like snorkeling, you must go to Ixtapa Island. There are several corals near this island where hundreds of multicolored fish and even sea turtles hide.


Crocodile Farm

Thrill-seeker? Opt for a visit to Cocodrilario Playa Linda to observe crocodiles! You will undoubtedly be surprised by the size of these formidable reptiles. Be careful not to drop any items in their enclosure, as you may never see them again!


Water sports

Take advantage of your vacation in Ixtapa to practice your favorite water sports. Whether you like catamaran, sailing, kayaking or even parasailing, this is the ideal spot to enjoy some good time on the water.


Swimming with dolphins

If your dream is to swim with dolphins, you must visit the Delfiniti. There you can swim with them, pet them, take a picture of them and maybe even feed them. This is an activity that you will not forget!


Idyllic beaches

If you like romantic walks by the ocean, Ixtapa is a dream destination for you. You will love its golden sand beaches during daytime to sunbathe, and in the evening, to contemplate the sunset.


Temperatures

Maximum (°C)

Minimum (°C)

Precipitation (mm)

Jan.

27

16

65

Feb.

27

16

69

Mar.

27

17

65

Apr.

27

17

79

May

29

20

88

Jun.

31

23

62

Jul.

32

24

126

Aug.

32

24

140

Sep.

32

24

123

Oct.

32

23

71

Nov.

29

19

52

Dec.

27

18

98


Currency

The country's official currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN). ATMs are easily found in Mexico. U.S. dollars, credit and debit cards are also accepted almost everywhere. Remember to communicate the dates of your stay to your banking institution if you plan to use your cards in Mexico.

Convertor

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Official language

Spanish is the official language in Mexico, but in tourist areas most people also speak English. Before you go, learn a few words and phrases in the local language to wow the locals!

Voltage

Electrical outlets used in Mexico are the same as in Canada. However, the voltage and frequency may differ depending on the hotel. If your devices do not include the words: INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, plan ahead and bring a power converter.

Electrical outlet
Electrical outlet

Passport and entry & exit requirements

It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel. For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.


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